Museums and the Web – Article 'Unlocking Value of audiovisual heritage' online

The Museums and the Web conference is a major annual event that focusses on current developments in the domain of culture, science and heritage on-line. Images for the Future has been invited to organise a mini workshop as part of the 2009 edition, taking place in Indianapolis, USA from April 15-18. The mini-workshop will demonstrate the social and also economic benefit of digitisation, through highlighting results of a selected number of services that Images for the Future has launched until no (...)

Preserving IT Heritage in the Netherlands

Now or Never? “It is crucial to increase attention for IT heritage in the Netherlands!” This is how Loes Peeperkorn from the Dutch Computer Heritage Foundation (SCEN) kicks-off the Nu voor Later (Now for Later) conference. Without acknowledgement of the importance of this “new heritage”, the gems – she is referring to historic computers – that have until now survived, won’t be around for future generations to experience.

Open Video Conference Report

 - The first Open Video Conference was held at NYU Law School on June 19-20. Eminent speakers and practitioners shared their thoughts on the emerging open video movement. The impressive line-up inc (...)

Taking Pictures To The Public

Evaluation Report Nationaal Archief & Spaarnestad Photo on Flickr The Commons On October 21, 2008 the Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo were the first Dutch heritage institutions to place a small selection of their photos on Flickr The Commons, the ‘archives section’ in the popular online photo community Flickr. This initiative is part of a series of pilot projects that are being developed within Images for the Future in order to conduct research on involving the broad audience in p (...)

Celluloid Remix – Lessons learned

In this document Annelies Termeer of EYE Film Institute Netherlands describes step by step the development and the approach of the online video remix competition Celluloid Remix, organized in 2009 by EYE (then Filmmuseum), Knowledgeland and Images for the Future. This document aims to inform archives or museums wishing to plan a similar project about the dos and don’ts.

Pinkpop featured on Hollands Glorie

 - Beelden voor de toekomst Innovative Dutch website Hollands Glorie celebrates forty years of the Pinkpop Festival.